What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WAUGH, MELANIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,016.54 Date 01/12/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOELS, VONNICE L Employer name Jefferson County Amount $66,016.19 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AMATULLI, JOSEPH Employer name W Hempstead Sanitation Dist #6 Amount $66,015.92 Date 09/23/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC ILVAINE, MARY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,015.38 Date 08/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABRAMAITYS, MARK J Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $66,014.74 Date 02/11/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CUOMO, ANTHONY J Employer name City of Poughkeepsie Amount $66,014.16 Date 01/01/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KENYON, PEGGY B Employer name Town of Manlius Amount $66,014.00 Date 05/09/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBRING, JOHN E Employer name Onondaga County Amount $66,013.87 Date 12/21/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADLEY, KIMARA S Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $66,013.45 Date 11/07/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OLSEN, ROBERT L Employer name City of Canandaigua Amount $66,013.32 Date 05/05/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEUENDORF, LAURA J Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $66,012.97 Date 05/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, ROSANNE M Employer name Madison County Amount $66,012.96 Date 09/01/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, TIMOTHY M Employer name Madison County Amount $66,012.93 Date 08/31/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KILLIAN, SUSAN D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $66,012.73 Date 01/24/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIESINGER, DAVID C Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $66,012.53 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVINGSTON, BRUCE E Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $66,012.34 Date 12/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINO-HALL, BEVERLY I Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,011.96 Date 12/26/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOJO, RONALD E Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,011.88 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POLETO, PATRICK E Employer name Town of Brunswick Amount $66,011.64 Date 02/03/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEANEY, CHRISTINA M Employer name Comsewogue Public Library Amount $66,011.42 Date 03/31/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSSO, NICHOLAS P Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,011.13 Date 09/14/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRINCIPE, PAMELA L Employer name City of Rochester Amount $66,011.02 Date 05/30/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANTANA, NANCY E Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $66,010.86 Date 05/02/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC QUINN, FREDERICK L Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,010.69 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLUZZI, JOHN M, JR Employer name Village of Tuckahoe Amount $66,010.60 Date 12/10/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ILARRAZA, JOSE L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $66,009.88 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CERRA, JOANN B Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $66,009.85 Date 10/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZER, JILL C Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $66,009.67 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRAHM, BRIAN G Employer name Town of Schodack Amount $66,009.44 Date 05/03/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SESTERAK, SCOTT Employer name Huntington UFSD #3 Amount $66,009.43 Date 10/19/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOJNOWICZ, LAUREN M Employer name Cortland County Amount $66,009.37 Date 04/22/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOLIVAR, ANDRE M J Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $66,009.14 Date 03/17/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name INFANTINO, CHERYL ANN Employer name Town of Greece Amount $66,008.98 Date 08/31/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEU, SARI K Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $66,008.65 Date 03/22/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, MATTHEW D Employer name Town of Greece Amount $66,008.36 Date 11/09/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, MICHELLE L Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $66,008.23 Date 10/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIS, STEPHEN L Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $66,007.72 Date 09/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, VINCENT J, JR Employer name Jordan-Elbridge CSD Amount $66,007.46 Date 04/28/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRATHEARN, JAMES M Employer name Groveland Corr Facility Amount $66,007.43 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTAGNIER, SCOTT G Employer name Village of Massena Amount $66,007.26 Date 01/11/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REPALONE, DEBRA L Employer name Boces Suffolk 2Nd Sup Dist Amount $66,007.17 Date 03/11/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DERKACZ, GARY P Employer name Port Jervis City School Dist Amount $66,006.97 Date 11/29/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FONDACARO, NICOLE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $66,006.76 Date 03/10/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOONEY, DAVID C Employer name City of Rensselaer Amount $66,006.62 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WOODSTOCK, PATRICIA A Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,006.38 Date 05/07/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLUTE, DARRELL T Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $66,006.35 Date 01/11/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIEBNER, LINDA C Employer name Buffalo Psych Center Amount $66,005.80 Date 11/04/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRICE, STEVEN R Employer name Erie County Amount $66,005.78 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERSE, JOEL R Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $66,005.36 Date 08/30/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADRAZO, MICHAEL S Employer name Supreme Ct-Richmond Co Amount $66,005.21 Date 10/01/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, JULIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,005.01 Date 05/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACITANO, GINGER M Employer name Office For Technology Amount $66,004.91 Date 04/30/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILL, JOHN R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $66,004.50 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOPEZ, SAMUEL Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $66,004.37 Date 02/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZARODKIEWICZ, JOHN P Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,004.13 Date 01/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOVELY, KARI A Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $66,003.90 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, JASON T Employer name Village of Ravena Amount $66,003.90 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEER, EMILY A Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $66,003.90 Date 12/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIOFFRE, GAETANO Employer name City of Rye Amount $66,003.87 Date 06/01/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TIPPIT, BROOKE C Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $66,003.79 Date 09/21/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANE, JENNIFER W Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,003.70 Date 11/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MIKELIC, SHERRI A Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $66,003.32 Date 02/19/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOYE, SUSAN D Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,003.22 Date 03/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAGAN, GAIL Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,003.22 Date 08/21/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILKINSON, THERESA V Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $66,003.22 Date 02/18/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUMA, LORI Employer name Mineola UFSD Amount $66,003.00 Date 08/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROSAS, MELINDA Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $66,001.37 Date 06/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, ANDREW K Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $66,001.12 Date 01/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOBIN, PAULA V Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $66,000.99 Date 12/04/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINNANT, ANGELA V Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $66,000.77 Date 10/19/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, ERIC M Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,000.54 Date 04/02/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MULLIGAN, BERNARD D, JR Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $66,000.42 Date 11/23/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VANIER, MELISSA M Employer name Bare Hill Correction Facility Amount $66,000.26 Date 09/04/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRAVES, JESSICA M Employer name Mt Vernon City School Dist Amount $66,000.00 Date 02/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, JILL R Employer name Sing Sing Corr Facility Amount $65,999.37 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZPATRICK, CARRIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,999.27 Date 08/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KYANKA, JEFFREY M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $65,998.75 Date 05/27/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GUGLIELMO, PAUL Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $65,998.58 Date 09/14/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEJADA, LINDSAY M Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $65,998.45 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELANEY, TRACY S Employer name City of Hudson Amount $65,997.96 Date 05/23/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELTING, BRIAN E Employer name Sullivan County Amount $65,997.73 Date 02/06/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TARNAGHAN, MATT S Employer name Village of Geneseo Amount $65,997.61 Date 07/30/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRISCO, ELLEN M Employer name Village of Elmsford Amount $65,997.14 Date 09/12/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, CHASITY B Employer name New York Public Library Amount $65,996.95 Date 09/29/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MANCINI, MARY Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $65,996.75 Date 04/04/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEAL, CHRISTOPHER W Employer name Niagara County Amount $65,996.43 Date 09/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMELSER, TAMARA L Employer name Western NY Childrens Psych Center Amount $65,996.28 Date 06/25/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULEZIAN, GENETTE M Employer name Nanuet UFSD Amount $65,996.22 Date 07/03/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HINES, MICHAEL J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $65,996.21 Date 06/21/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC BRIDE, DONALD L Employer name Shenendehowa CSD Amount $65,996.04 Date 03/31/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GMEREK, JEFFREY J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $65,995.83 Date 05/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TROMBLEY, JAMES B Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $65,995.62 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOTOVICH, CANDICE H Employer name Orange County Amount $65,995.61 Date 08/25/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MAHON, SEAN P Employer name City of Troy Amount $65,995.52 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KESLER, JOHN M Employer name West Islip Fire District Amount $65,995.47 Date 01/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRIGHT, BRIAN J Employer name City of Rochester Amount $65,995.20 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNORS, CHRISTOPHER D Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $65,995.05 Date 04/15/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BURGE, GLENAX H Employer name HSC at Brooklyn-Hospital Amount $65,994.99 Date 04/20/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALKER, BRIAN T Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $65,994.84 Date 05/18/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAGO, STEPHANIE A Employer name Greece CSD Amount $65,993.86 Date 08/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System